By Brian Taylor
20 Aug 2018
Brian Taylor (Syracuse University) discusses his new book The Code of Putinism (Oxford University Press, 2018). Brian examines the political and economic governance systems that have developed in...
Maria Lipman & Artemy Kalinovsky
08 Aug 2018
Based on both archival work and oral history, the growing research on the 1960-80s development policies in the Soviet periphery offers a more nuanced picture of how the Communist regime managed its...
Ivan Kurilla, Sergey Ivanov & Adrian Selin
05 Aug 2018
The emergence of permanent history parks in Russia can be compared to the advent of Institutes of National Memory that operate in a number of former Soviet and Central European states. They are an...
Maria Lipman & Evgeny Gontmakher
27 Jul 2018
Maria Lipman speaks with Evgeny Gontmacher about the political and socioeconomic implications of raising the retirement age. Since 2012, Gontmacher is the deputy director responsible for social...
PONARS Eurasia
18 Jul 2018
The U.S. president probably expected to declare that he had a “very good” meeting with the formidable Vladimir Putin and had achieved what none of his White House predecessors had. Instead, Donald...
Maria Lipman & Aleksey Makarkin
12 Jul 2018
A century ago, on July 16-17, 1918, the Bolsheviks executed the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II, and his family. How is this event being commemorated in today’s Russia?
Richard Arnold
26 Jun 2018
As Richard Arnold explains, hosting the FIFA World Cup has been a PR coup for Russia, mostly living up to official expectations (though with some caveats), and, at least so far, a popular success.
Maria Lipman & Alexey Miller
19 Jun 2018
A discussion with Alexey Miller about the transformation of "memory culture," on contemporary "politics of history" in Russia and Europe, and on the gap between "cosmopolitan" and more nationally...
Kirill Rogov
07 Jun 2018
A discussion with Kirill Rogov on the transformation of electoral patterns during the March 2018 presidential elections and the techniques to compensate for the demobilization of the electorate.